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Go nuts for ‘guilt-free’ sweet new treats

Quest is on a… well quest, to satisfy sweet-tooth cravings without compromising on nutrition. This month Quest Nutrition has added a brand-new product to its...

Smooth as a baby’s bottom?

The most common cause of nappy rash in children is irritation, according to the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (RCH). The irritation can come from...

Supporting Australia’s little Sweethearts

Childhood acquired heart disease is a complex condition with no known cure, and one of the leading causes of infant death in Australia. In...
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COVID-19 takes a mental toll

New research published in JAMA Network Open this week has confirmed that health care workers on the frontline of COVID-19 are at increased risk...

An update from Dementia Australia

Media Release 20 March 2020 In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, Dementia Australia will be modifying the way they approach their service delivery and activity for...

Dietitians call for sensible shopping

Media Release 20 March 2020 The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) calls for the Australian public to act sensibly and to exercise restraint when it comes...

Don’t forget your oral health World Oral Health Day

While we’re preoccupied with hand hygiene – regular handwashing, using hand sanitiser, not touching your face – as COVID-19 dominates news headlines, it’s important...

Current state of medicine play

Following on from yesterday’s decision to enforce new limits on dispensing and sales of prescription and over the counter (OTC) medicines, we take a...

Australians urged: beware of COVID-19 scammers

The ACCC is warning Australians to remain vigilant regarding scammers who are adapting existing technology to play on people’s fears around COVID-19 and selling...

Minister for Health thanks community pharmacies

Minister Greg Hunt has written an open letter today thanking pharmacists and community pharmacy staff for their "extraordinary dedication and service to the Australian...

Limits on the dispensing and sales of prescription and OTC medicines

Media Release  19 March 2020 From today, pharmacists will be enforcing Federal Government direction to limit dispensing and sales of prescriptions and certain over-the-counter medicines for...

Latest Posts

Go nuts for ‘guilt-free’ sweet new treats

Quest is on a… well quest, to satisfy sweet-tooth cravings without compromising on nutrition. This month Quest Nutrition has added a brand-new product to its...

Smooth as a baby’s bottom?

The most common cause of nappy rash in children is irritation, according to the Royal Children’s Hospital Melbourne (RCH). The irritation can come from...

Supporting Australia’s little Sweethearts

Childhood acquired heart disease is a complex condition with no known cure, and one of the leading causes of infant death in Australia. In...

Guild welcomes medicine substitution legislation

Under the new law pharmacists are now allowed to substitute a different medicine when a patient's usual medicine has been declared to be in...

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Study reveals the countries that like to party hard with drugs

Australia, New Zealand, the Netherlands and the US, are amongst some of the countries consuming the highest amounts of designer ‘party’ drugs, according to...

Drone project to make medicines more accessible

In what will be a first for regional Australia, TerryWhite Chemmart (TWC), in partnership with Melbourne-based company Swoop Aero and healthcare wholesaler Symbion, is...

Pharmacists step up to the Covid-19 vaccine challenge

The Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) announced that 1,000 pharmacists have already registered to assist in the vaccine rollout and more than 700 attended...

Covid-19 vaccine rollout: the towns, suburbs and hubs that get it first

The Covid-19 Vaccination Program will commence from next week and people in priority groups who are most at risk and who need protection the...

More than $600,000 raised for Priceline Sisterhood Foundation

Priceline Pharmacy has announced that it has raised more than $600,000 for the Priceline Sisterhood Foundation, whose aim, according to GM Priceline Pharmacy Andrew...